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Andy Wittry | NCAA.com | December 28, 2017

Butler beats Georgetown in 2OT on Kelan Martin's game-winner

  Butler beat Georgetown in double overtime on Kelan Martin's game-winner.

Conference play in the Big East started with a bang. Butler traveled to Georgetown for its conference opener and the Bulldogs left with a 91-89 win in double overtime. It was the third consecutive meeting between the Bulldogs and Hoyas in Washington, D.C. that ended in overtime.

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Georgetown led by as many as 20 points in the first half but Butler battled back, forcing overtime on Sean McDermott's game-tying basket in the final second of regulation.

The two sides traded buckets in the first overtime period and were tied 83-83 after five extra minutes.

With the game tied at 89 and just over nine seconds left on the game clock, Martin used a screen, turned the corner and sank a high-arcing floater off the glass to give Butler the win. He finished with a game-high 27 points.

Watch the play below.